Lafica was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, raised by his
Italian born parents. At the early age of five, Victor began showing
signs of his artistic ability. He experimented with pencils and watercolors
before specializing in oils. At age sixteen, while attending school
in his native Argentina, he went on to study commercial art. His passion
for colors and creativity eventually led to him becoming a "Portrait
Artist". After several years as a portrait artist, Victor, at
age thirty, crossed the continent to come to live in America. He spent
two years in Connecticut and participated in numerous art festivals,
winning many awards.
Lafica Previous Exhibits
EXPO New York
New York Convention center
EXPO Las Vegas
San Diego Museum of Art Guild
San Diego Scottish Rite Center
Elk's Lodge #1687
1963, he moved to California where his art was featured in many
invitational art exhibits, newspapers and magazines, gaining him
recognition for his paintings of some of California's historical
of his award winning art includes "The Red Barn" in the
city of Montebello; "The Gray Mansion" in the city of
Alhambra; "the Carlsbad Train Depot" and the former "Twin
Inn", now known as "Neiman's" in Carlsbad, CA. His
oil paintings depict a wide variety of realistic portraits including
the American Indian, Sea Captains and American Western art.
detail of his landscapes and seascapes are overwhelmingly realistic.
His award winning clown art has exhibited next to the famous Red
Skelton's clown art.
travels in Europe, have inspired his fine European art. He is represented
in many private collections both domestically and internationally.
He has also exhibited at the "Laguna Beach Art-A-Fair"
festival and is also a member of the Artist's Guild at the San Diego
Museum of Art. All
of Victor's original art are painted in oils on canvas. The reproductions,
"Giclee's" are also on high quality canvas and made to
perfection. We hope you enjoy his art!
Victor has exhibited at the Laguna Beach Art-A-Fair Festival, San
Diego County Fair, Eagle Fine Arts Gallery in La Jolla, CA, San
Diego Hospice, and New York Art Expo in Manhatten.